Deadlines

CBC Radio Submissions

Deadline:   OPEN DEADLINE

How can I share my music with CBC audiences? CBC is no longer accepting hard copy CDs to the music library. Interested in sharing your music with them? There are two ways to do so! Via theCBCMusic Library by emailing music.library@cbc.ca Please indicat…

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SOCAN Foundation Awards for Emerging Audio-Visual Composers

Deadline: May 30, 2019  

(Sponsored by RBC)   This annual competition is designed to recognize Canadian composers who are 30 years of age and under, for original musical themes or scores created exclusively for audio-visual support (TV, film, Internet, etc.). Criteria Thr…

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SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Composers

Deadline: May 30, 2019  

This annual competition is designed to recognize Canadian composers who are 30 years of age and under, for original concert music works in the following five categories: large ensemble, chamber ensemble, solo or duet, vocal, and electroacoustics. Crite…

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2019 YYC Music Awards

September 22, 2019

Deadline: May 31, 2019  

Calgary’s YYC Music Awards 2019 Submissions Now Open! YYCMusicAwards.com   Recognizing the talent and achievements of Calgary’s music community, the YYC MUSIC AWARDS shines the spotlight on artists from one of Canada’s most vibrant and eclectic sc…

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Canadian Songwriters Challenge 2019

July 8-10, 2019

Deadline: May 31, 2019  

Presented by Bell Media and the CCMIA In partnership with the Songwriters Association of Canada – SAC Songworks The Fifth Annual Songwriting Camp returns for professional songwriters in Alberta July 8-10, 2019! Alberta Music will be at The Audio Depart…

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Femme Wave 2019

November 7 – 10, 2019

Deadline: June 1, 2019  

Calgary First, a few things to note: Femme Wave requires that at least one musician in your group identifies as a woman, trans, or non-binary. As long as your band isn’t comprised solely of cis-gender males, please submit! Femme Wave will pay every art…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS: Organizations Arts Project Funding

Deadline: June 3, 2019  

This funding assists not-for-profit organizations by providing a grant for a specific arts project. This grant stream also provides project support for leadership development, capacity building and partnerships that enhance the promotion and support of…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS: Travel Grant for Individuals and Ensembles

Deadline: June 3, 2019  

This opportunity provides support to assist Albertan artists and/or artist ensembles with a travel grant to perform or present their original work at showcases, festivals or other events, outside the province of Alberta, with the purpose of introducing…

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INDIE WEEK CANADA 2019

November 13-17, 2019

Deadline: June 11, 2019  

Toronto, ON Alberta Music members receive a discounted application fee! Email info@albertamusic.org to receive the promo code. Indie Week Canada has become one of Canada’s premiere indie music festivals showcasing 300+ acts from all over the world in f…

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SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Canadian Songwriters

Deadline: June 13, 2019  

(Sponsored by SiriusXM)   The Award for Young Canadian Songwriter was created through a joint partnership with Sirius XM Canada Inc., and is designed to celebrate emerging and talented songwriters in Canada. Submissions to the talent competition m…

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Canada’s Music Incubator: Artist Entrepreneur, Artist Manager, AE West

Deadline: June 28, 2019  

Canada’s Music Incubator opens online registration for summer Artist Entrepreneur and fall Artist Manager Toronto-based programs; AE West (Calgary) registration is now open   Online registration for the next round of CMI’s core professional development…

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Canadian Folk Music Awards

Deadline: June 28, 2019  

Artists Canadian artists who have released recordings between May 1, 2018 and June 28, 2019 are eligible to submit their work for CFMA 2020. Artist eligibility criteria applies to all categories. Canadian artists, for the purposes of this competition,…

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Iceland Airwaves

November 6 - 9, 2019

Deadline: June 30, 2019  

Reykjavík, Iceland Iceland Airwaves Festival is the world’s most northerly music showcase and industry festival, situated halfway between North America and Europe. Iceland Airwaves brings together the country’s brightest emerging musical talent and for…

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Reeperbahn Festival

September 18-21, 2019

Deadline: July 8, 2019  

Hamburg, Germany From 18 – 21 September 2019, the Reeperbahn Festival will present more than 900 events spanning a range of genres in locations around Hamburg’s Reeperbahn. Since its debut in 2006, the Reeperbahn Festival has grown to become one of the…

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FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL

FEBRUARY 22-26, 2020

Deadline: July 15, 2019  

Official showcase applications for the 2020 edition of Folk Alliance International are now open. Applications will remain open until July 15, 2019 at 5PM CT. On August 26, official showcase artists will be notified and then on September 5 these showcas…

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Mondo NYC

October 15–18, 2019

Deadline: July 31, 2019  

New York City, NY Mondo.NYC 2019, October 15–18 in New York City, is the place where emerging artists and their business representatives can learn, network, market and perform for international industry executives, media, brands, cultural/government pe…

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FACTOR Profile Review Deadline

Deadline: August 30, 2019  

Profile Review Deadlines Artist Profiles When you first create an artist profile, you will receive an artist rating of General Artist once you’ve submitted your Mandatory Information and requested review. You won’t need to do anything to maintain your…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS: Music Individual Project Funding

Deadline: September 3, 2019  

This funding provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific music project. MORE INFO

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS: Artist Manager Program Funding

Deadline: September 3, 2019  

This funding supports the development of individual Alberta artist-managers and/or self-managed artists by providing up to $7,500 for one eight-week professional development program per deadline, delivered by Canada’s Music Incubator (CMI) in Toronto o…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Community Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: October 1, 2019  

This grant provides annual funding to eligible not-for-profit community organizations that self-create and self-produce performing art productions. To be eligible for Community Performing Arts Organizations operating funding, you must: be engaged in cr…

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FACTOR: ARTIST DEVELOPMENT AND JURIED SOUND RECORDING

Deadline: October 17, 2019  

FACTOR application deadlines. Some programs in the FACTOR system have fixed deadlines, whereas others have rolling deadlines. For rolling deadlines, you may apply any time throughout the year, but for some programs your application may have to coincide…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Arts Presenting Project Funding

Deadline: December 2, 2019  

This funding supports the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of professional artists’ fees for the preceding year. To be eligible for this funding, applicants must be one of the following: registered not-for-profit org…

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